Mrs. Maria Speirs is our Head Teacher. She leads Literacy and and Health & Wellbeing. She also co-ordinates Additional Support Needs, Health and Safety and Child Protection. Mrs. Speirs manages our School Website and Twitter account and promotes the school in the wider community. Mrs. Speirs is also responsible for managing all resources, providing pastoral support to pupils and staff and ensuring the quality of learning and teaching at Park View Primary.
Mrs. Claire Longmuir is our Pupil Equity Fund CoOrdinator. She teaches children from across the school, with a focus on Literacy, Numeracy and Health & Wellbeing. Mrs. Longmuir’s professional interests include Literacy, Assessment and Active Learning. She works with our Rainbow Corner group to provide nurture provision and is an NQT Mentor. Mrs. Longmuir is qualified to teach French and is one of our ASD Link Teachers.
Mrs. Laura Morley is our Primary 1/2 Class Teacher. Mrs. Morley co-ordinates our Eco Committee. She also leads the development of Modern Languages and Social Studies within our school. She is qualified to teach French and Spanish.
Miss. Sacha Watson teaches P3/4 at Park View. She is qualified to teach French and to lead the Bikeability sessions. Miss Watson is responsible for leading the Library Group and overseeing the development of Expressive Arts and Religious and Moral Education across the school. Miss Watson leads our Nuture Group in the Early Years.
Mr. Campbell McKissock is our Principal Teacher. This year he teaches P6/7. Mr. McKissock leads Science, Technology, PE, Active Schools and Numeracy. He is qualified to teach French. As part of his management remit, he is the link person for our P7/S1 transition, organises our after school clubs and coordinates student placments. Mr. McKissock is also an NQT Mentor.
Mrs. Claire Smith and Mrs. Patricia Good are two of our School Support Assistants. They work alongside the teaching staff to support the children’s learning and development. Mrs. Good leads our Homework Club and is also trained to lead Give Us A Break sessions to support children affected by loss or bereavement. Mrs. Smith is a Bikeability trainer and also supports children in the Rainbow Corner. She has completed accredited Nurture training. Both Mrs. Good and Mrs. Smith are qualified to lead Catch Up Literacy sessions and have completed Diabetes Management training.
Mrs. Karen Brunton is our Support Staff Team Leader. Mrs. Brunton manages the School Office and provides administrative support to all members of staff. She is the first point of contact for everyone who visits our school. Mrs. Brunton is the Secretary of our School Fund Committee.
Miss. Sophia Sheikh teaches P3/4 at Park View. She is training to become a CUSTTAD teacher and she also leads the Pupil Council at Park View. Miss Sheikh is qualified to teach French.
Miss. Lauren Henderson joined Park View in Session 2018/19 and will teach pupils in P5 - P7. Miss. Henderson speaks French and Spanish and her professional interests are Assessment and Physical Education.
Miss. Kaitlin Beatts teaches P3 and she is one of our ASD Link Teachers. Miss Beatts is qualified to teach French. She is responsible for leading our Wee Worry Workshop where she supportis identified pupils in the development of their social/communication skills and their emotional resilience. Miss Beatts' professional interests include Music and Drama.
Meet the Staff
Mrs. Sidebotham is one of our School Support Assistants and she works in partnership with the teaching staff to support children's learning and development. She coordinates our 'Right On Time' initiative. and leads our Gardening Club. Mrs. Sidebotham has completed Diabetes Management training. Mr Jon McNulty is our Janitor. He looks after our school and helps to keep everyone safe.
Mrs.Sidebotham and Mr.McNulty.
Miss. Samantha Beattie teaches P1/2 at Park View. She leads the Junior Road Safety Officers. Her professional interests are Art and Drama. Miss Beattie is qualified to teach French.
Mrs. Emma Phillips teaches P6/7 at Park View. She is qualified to teach French and Spanish. Mrs. Phillips coordinates our charity work and fundraising. She has completed 'Give Us A Break' training and leads our approaches to supporting pupils affected by loss or bereavement.
Mr. Michael Law teaches P5 at Park View. He is our ICT Coordinator and leads our approaches to developing ' Skills for Work'. He also coordinates our House Challenges and leads the school choir.
Miss. Riah Stobo teaches P1/2 at Park View. She helps to lead our approaches to supporting pupils' skills in conflict resolution and resilience. Miss Stobo is qualified to teach French.
Mrs Jacqueline Aiton teaches P5/6 at Park View. She also coordinates our charity work and fundraising efforts across the school.
Mrs. Boyd is one of our School Support Assistants. She works alongside the teaching staff to support children's learning and development. Mrs Boyd also leads a Homework Club and has completed Diabetes Management training.
Miss.Nikki Rowan teaches pupils across the school. She also leads our approaches to learning through play.
Miss Readie teaches P1/2. Her professional interests are Physical Education and Health.
Mrs. Susan Caskie is one of our School Support Assistants. She works alongside the teaching staff to support the learning and development of pupils across the school.